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The symbol for argon.


1. accounts receivable
2. Arkansas
3. army regulation

ar 1

Variant of are2.

ar 2

The letter r.

[Middle English arre, from Late Latin er.]


the internet domain name for
(Computer Science) Argentina


the chemical symbol for
(Elements & Compounds) argon


abbreviation for
1. (Placename) Arkansas
2. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) Autonomous Region
3. (Accounting & Book-keeping) Also: A/R (in the US and Canada) accounts receivable


var. of ad- before r: arrear.


var. of -al1, joined to words in which an l precedes the suffix: circular; lunar; singular.
[< Latin -āris; replacing Middle English -er < Anglo-French, Old French < Latin -āris]


var. of -er2, often under the influence of a spelling with -ar- in a cognate Latin noun: cellar; collar; poplar; scholar; vicar.


var. of -er1 on the model of -ar2, used in the formation of nouns of agency: beggar; liar.


1. Arkansas.
2. army regulation.




Chem. Symbol.


1. arrival.
2. arrive; arrives.


accounts receivable.


The symbol for argon.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.AR - a colorless and odorless inert gasAr - a colorless and odorless inert gas; one of the six inert gases; comprises approximately 1% of the earth's atmosphere
chemical element, element - any of the more than 100 known substances (of which 92 occur naturally) that cannot be separated into simpler substances and that singly or in combination constitute all matter
argonon, inert gas, noble gas - any of the chemically inert gaseous elements of the helium group in the periodic table
air - a mixture of gases (especially oxygen) required for breathing; the stuff that the wind consists of; "air pollution"; "a smell of chemicals in the air"; "open a window and let in some air"; "I need some fresh air" - a unit of surface area equal to 100 square meters
area unit, square measure - a system of units used to measure areas
hectare - (abbreviated `ha') a unit of surface area equal to 100 ares (or 10,000 square meters)
3.AR - a state in south central United StatesAR - a state in south central United States; one of the Confederate states during the American Civil War
Hot Springs National Park - a national park in Arkansas featuring ancient hot springs; bathing is said to have therapeutic effects
U.S.A., United States, United States of America, US, USA, America, the States, U.S. - North American republic containing 50 states - 48 conterminous states in North America plus Alaska in northwest North America and the Hawaiian Islands in the Pacific Ocean; achieved independence in 1776
Confederacy, Confederate States, Confederate States of America, Dixie, Dixieland, South - the southern states that seceded from the United States in 1861
Fayetteville - a university town in northwestern Arkansas in the Ozarks
Fort Smith - a town in western Arkansas on the Arkansas River at the Oklahoma border
Hot Springs - a town in west central Arkansas; a health resort noted for thermal springs
Jonesboro - a town in northeast Arkansas
capital of Arkansas, Little Rock - the state capital and largest city of Arkansas in the central part of Arkansas on the Arkansas River
Pine Bluff - a town in southeast central Arkansas on the Arkansas River
Texarkana - a town in southwest Arkansas on the Texas border adjacent to Texarkana, Texas
Arkansas River, Arkansas - a river that rises in the Rocky Mountains in Colorado and flows southeast through Kansas and Oklahoma and through Arkansas to become a tributary of the Mississippi River
Ouachita, Ouachita River - a river that rises in western Arkansas and flows southeast into eastern Louisiana to become a tributary of the Red River
Ozark Mountains, Ozark Plateau, Ozarks - an area of low mountains in northwestern Arkansas and southeastern Missouri and northeastern Oklahoma
Saint Francis River, St. Francis River, Saint Francis, St. Francis - a tributary of the Mississippi River that rises in Missouri and flows southeastward through Arkansas
White River, White - a tributary of the Mississippi River that flows southeastward through northern Arkansas and southern Missouri
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In some of the larger towns there are artels of a much more complex kind-- permanent associations, possessing large capital, and pecuniarily responsible for the acts of the individual members." The word "artel," despite its apparent similarity, has, Mr Aylmer Maude assures me, no connection with "ars" or "arte." Its root is that of the verb "rotisya," to bind oneself by an oath; and it is generally admitted to be only another form of "rota," which now signifies a "regimental company." In both words the underlying idea is that of a body of men united by an oath.
But Art--as a Latin author tells us--Art, you know the words have escaped my memory "Ars est celare Naturam," Arthur interposed with a delightful promptitude.
Ars est celare Naturam but that isn't it." And, for a few peaceful moments, the orator brooded, frowningly, over the quotation.
Ars longa," said Captain Wragge, pathetically drifting into Latin -- "vita brevis!
"Ars Poetica" typifies the themes and style of Forever Home:
The transaction provides ARS with access to the New Jersey market and will allow the company to accelerate its expansion into neighbouring northern markets, said ARS chief executive Don Karnes.
The ARS Office of Technology Transfer works with companies interested in obtaining required regulatory approvals, licensing ARS technologies, and conducting trials.--By Rosalie Marion Bliss, ARS.
Gautam Sarath, a molecular biologist at the Grain, Forage and Bioenergy Research Unit, USDA ARS, in Lincoln, Nebraska, and co-workers have determined the sequences of about 12,000 switchgrass gene fragments.
ARS and Israeli scientists are comparing two different methods, both of which rely on the plant to signal water needs through leaf temperature: the newer time-temperature threshold and the older crop water stress index.
The ARS has been compared favorably with Krane's (1994) modification of the Mental Readiness Form (MRF-L).
ARS was widely considered to be a well-run company, but a series of setbacks beyond management's control - slow recovery from a local recession, the failure of a long-time major customer and residual impact from earlier management problems that the current team was turning around - had led to six quarters of disappointing results.